TUESDAY JULY 10 TO SUNDAY JULY 15
Montreal’s International Tango Festival @ several venues across the city. In its 10th year, Montreal’s International Tango Festival (yes, this exists!) will feature over 72 tango classes, milonga (Argentinian/Brazilian music style developed in tandem with the tango dance) shows, demonstrations by professional tango dancers and more. Grab a (boy) friend and check out this rare opportunity to learn the art of tango dancing!
THURSDAY JULY 12
DIY Cosmetics Workshop @ Ste Emilie Skillshare, 3942 St-Emilie. Learn to make your own facial cleansers, pore clearing facial steams, and moisturizers all from organic products such as honey, beeswax, flower petals, coconut oil and more at the St-Emilie Skillshare! Bring your own towel, headband and face cloth. $5 to participate.
9pm. Folly and the Hunter + The Milkman’s Union + Tallahassee + Bent by Elephants @ Casa del Popolo, 4873 St-Laurent. Montreal’s own Folly and the Hunter will headline a evening of indie tunes with The Milkman’s Union, Boston’s Tallahassee and Bent by Elephants. $10. Tickets can be purchased in advance here.
FRIDAY JULY 13
6:30pm. The Bombadils CD Release Party @ Burritoville, 2055 Bishop. Local band The Bombadils will launch their newest album “Fill Your Boots” this Friday at Burritoville, with a live performance of their great jazz, bluegrass, Celtic sounds. Admission by donation. Until 11pm.
SATURDAY JULY 14 AND SUNDAY JULY 15
Les Week-ends du Monde @ Parc Jean-Drapeau, îles Sainte-Hélène. For two weekends each summer Parc Jean-Drapeau transforms into an international emporium of food, dance and music, with over 60 cultural festivals taking place over the four days. This weekend, check out Latina, Dominican, Cambodian, French and First Nations activities, art and cuisine! Full program available here. Free.
Montreal Yoga Music Festival @ Concordia’s Loyola Campus, 7141 Sherbrooke West. The first annual Montreal Yoga Music Festival will feature live music, yoga and chanting in the sun, all at Concordia’s beautiful Hogwarts-esque Loyola campus. Single and two-day passes can be purchased here, starting at $99.
~ Tyler Yank